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What does Elfie mean?

Elfie /el-fie/ as a girls' name. Elfie means "elf or magical counsel; elf, magical being strength; white". Elfie is an alternate spelling of Alfreda (Old German, Old English): feminine of Alfred. Elfie is also a variation of Elfrida (Latin, Old English). Elfie is also used as a variation of Elva (Irish, Gaelic).


Elfie has 5 variants: Alfi, Alfie, Alfy, Allfie and Allfy.

Elfie has 14 more related forms via Alfreda, Elfrida, Elva: Alfre, Alfri, Alfried, Allfrie, Allie, Elfre, Elfrea, Elfreda, Elfrieda, Elfriede, Elvah, Elvia, Elvie and Elvy.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Ealfie, Elifie, ..

(male) Eleil, Elfiet, ..

How popular is Elfie?

Elfie is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elfie is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Elfie for girls. Elfie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1120 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elfie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elfie outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Elfie and associated names. Alfreda, Allie (#257 a year ago), Elfreda, Elfrieda, Elva, Elvia and Elvie are the prominent alternative forms of Elfie ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Elfie was well-received a century ago (adoption of 0.2%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.1%, down 56.9%), with versions like Alfreda becoming less stylish. Allie is the most fashionable girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elfie, Alfreda, Allie, Elfreda, Elfrieda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elva, Elvia, Elvie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elfie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Elfie is alike in pronunciation to Alfa. Other suggested similar names are Alie, Alvie, Eadie, Eddie, Edie, Effi, Effie, Elain, Elaine, Elane, Elanie, Elbe, Elene, Eli, Elia, Elice, Elin, Eline, Elis, Elise, Eliz, Elize, Elke, Elkie, Elle, Ellee, Elli, Ellia, Ellice, Ellie, Ellin, Ellis, Ellke, Ellse, Elodie, Elois, Eloise, Else, Elsee, Elshe, Elsie, Elspie, Elvi, Elvine, Elvire, Elvis, Elyce, Elyse, Emmie, Engie, Ephie, Eppie, Esmie, Essie, Ettie, Evie, Evvie, Eydie, Ezzie, Malfie, Ollie and Sofie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elfie.